June 06 2011
Sailors from Riverine Squadrons 2 and 3 have successfully completed the first well-deck certification of the Riverine Command Boat (RCB) and Riverine Patrol Boat (RPB) aboard the dock landing ship Oak Hill (LSD-51), reports the Navy NewsStand.
The boats are now certified to deploy worldwide aboard amphibious ships.
The ability to operate out of the well deck of an amphib opens up numerous missions for riverine forces, including counter-piracy, amphibious operation support and...
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